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Former UMaine Black Bear shortstop Mike Fransoso is off to a flying start to his pro career. In his first 13 games Fransoso is hitting .366 - fourth best in the NY-Penn League.

Fransoso was drafted in the 27th round last month by the Pittsburgh Pirates and he was sent to their rookie league team in Jamestown, Pennsylvania. His team is 8-5 and in first place in their division.

Fransoso finished his brilliant career at UMaine back in May. He plays shortstop for the Jammers and along with batting .366, he's got 5 RBI and 5 steals. His OBP is .518.

New York-Penn League: Batting Leaders (click column headers to sort)
NAME TEAM POS G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB CS OBP SLG AVG OPS
B.J. Boyd 622196 VER CF 15 54 10 22 5 0 2 7 33 5 11 1 2 .458 .611 .407 1.069
Dan Gulbransen 608666 TRI LF 15 58 15 23 5 0 3 13 37 3 8 2 0 .426 .638 .397 1.064
Avery Romero 621025 BAT 3B 13 48 7 18 3 0 1 5 24 3 7 2 1 .412 .500 .375 .912
Michael Fransoso 643310 JAM SS 13 41 10 15 3 0 0 5 18 12 8 5 1 .519 .439 .366 .958
Cesar Valera 551750 SC SS 13 54 10 19 6 2 0 9 29 2 8 1 1 .407 .537 .352 .944
Tzu-Wei Lin 624407 LOW SS 12 44 6 15 4 1 0 6 21 6 4 3 1 .412 .477 .341 .889
Logan Pierce 641979 WIL 3B 13 47 10 16 3 0 1 7 22 4 5 1 1 .404 .468 .340 .872
Kale Sumner 643562 SI C 13 50 6 17 2 0 1 8 22 5 11 0 0 .431 .440 .340 .871
James Yezzo 643610 AUB 1B 12 48 4 16 1 0 1 4 20 3 7 0 1 .373 .417 .333 .789
Gustavo Martinez 607440 WIL CF 12 49 6 16 2 1 0 2 20 3 7 3 1 .365 .408 .327 .774